Training Coordination Consultant

March 2, 2022

Job Description

Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, Search’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict – away from destructive approaches towards cooperative solutions. With more than 600 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in more than 30 countries across the globe.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Training Coordination Consultant
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
About the RESILAC Project
The overall objective of the RESILAC project is to contribute to the economic recovery and to the strengthening of the resilience and the social cohesion of the territories of the Lake Chad basin most impacted by the Lake Chad crisis and the climate change. The specific objectives of the project are: 

Strengthening human capital, social cohesion and collective and sustainable management of natural resources in targeted territories; 
Promoting economic recovery in targeted areas and the resilience of the most vulnerable populations, especially young people and women, through access to employment and agro-sylvo-pastoral production systems intensified and adapted to climate change; 
Valuing and consolidating the actors of the targeted territories by encouraging dialogue and commitment, and reinforcing their capacities according to the skills and roles of each one; and 
Producing useful knowledge for the quality of project activities in a crisis context and for decision-making by local actors.

Purpose of the Consultancy

Search is working with community and government stakeholders towards building community resilience to conflict, building social cohesion and management of natural resources.
This is being achieved through community structures supported by the project to utilize community led initiative towards addressing issues militating against access and utilization of resources and delivery of a full range of project activities.  
Search for Common Ground is seeking  to hire a consultant for the next four months to exclusively oversee and support the delivery of key training with support from the Training Specialist and project team.
The consultant will support the recruitment of training consultants and manage their activities throughout the delivery of their assigned task. S/he will be responsible to ensure that training dates are upheld, training reports produced in time and of the expected quality at an acceptable standard.
The consultant will be an integral part of the RESILAC project team with specific responsibility to ensure that all training deliverables are achieved within the timeframe. More specifically, the Training Coordination Consultant will have the following roles and responsibilities:


Work with the comprehensive training plan with specific dates for each training to coordinate all training. 
Ensure that each trainer produces an acceptable training report that is finalized and approved.
Ensure Purchase Request and vendor payments are achieved at the completion of the assignment.
Coordinate field training activities and ensure they are delivered at high quality Search for Common Ground’s standards.
Ensure training aids are organized and facilitators have the required support to do their jobs.
Support the recruitment of training consultant where necessary

Required Profile

Education: A Masters or Postgraduate in Leadership, Management, Development studies, international relations or other relevant fields.
The Consultant will work under the direct supervision of Search’s Capacity Building and Training Specialist with support from the RESILAC Project Manager.
Experience: The Consultant must be a trainer with diverse experiences in the field of training both planning and execution in Peacebuilding and Humanitarian sectors.

Other Relevant Requirements

The consultant must be familiar with the context of Northeast Nigeria with focus on conflict dynamics of the Lake Chad region.
Must be resident in Maiduguri Excellent facilitation skills and high capacity to plan at short notice Excellent written communication and report writing skills in English.
Basic computer skills is in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel among other skills
Fluency in Hausa and/or Kanuri and knowledge of other languages indigenous to Northeastern Nigeria will be an added advantage.
Motivation and self-discipline to work without supervision.

Application Closing Date
Not Specifed.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Collaboration- Audacity – Tenacity – Empathy – Results. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest, and Anti-fraud.
Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth, and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults. 
 Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations


Interested candidates are invited to send their letter of application and resume through our 
Submitted offers will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and selection made according to the following criteria:

Financial offer will be awarded based on the lowest cost basis but with following criteria: (i) Cost proposal submitted cites specific rates by each major items; and (ii) Relevance and consistency with technical proposal.
Excellent experience with both the content/subject-matter area of what she or he will be training.
Consultant's availability and ability to conduct the training on time.

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